FOR HOW LONG? by Oki Kehinde Julius

stop! —i said stop cajoling our thirsty oesophagus, with cold water of economy ‘recession’. for how long shall we wait at the temple of sea-sore? when our palm is deprived from picking the sparkling coweries of nature… . for how long, will our once adored naira enjoy the hot lashes...

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ENDANGERED SPECIE by Emeyazia Iwediokpulu Chukwudi

The darker your skin The more suspicious you become I remember vividly while germinating They said the Devil is black. As if that isn’t satisfactory They came up with… Black-Panther,Black-Box,Black-Maria, Black-Market,Black-Chya,Black-Widow, Black-Friday and Black-Sunday. Is it a crime to be Black? If you’ve issues with my Colour Then go and...

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BLEEDING HEARTS by Cletus Nnaemeka

Where do we go from here? Being ONE is what we preach. But we still live in fear. Harmony is what we teach. But nothing is being fair. Nigeria! Nigeria!! Let’s be truthful We’re being eaten up by a filaria. It’s pitiful! We’re crippled, we’re on a carrier. You are...

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BEFORE 1960’s by Isoboye Danagogo

Before 1960’s • There was a country Like fields with grasses. We had bodied men with beards and brains; Wisdom of grey hairs. Our schools was certificated with pure degrees. Our hospitals treated malaria without going to Malaysia. • 1960s was the sixties we had workers that worked. We had...

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WHAT DO YOU SEE by Jerry Joel

I see brothers building borders and breaking brotherly bonds. Leaders instigating conflicts while looting public funds. Battle chants brewing from a distance. Is war inevitable? or are there plans, To stop the war virus before it spreads. I see sisters, sighing on seeing soldiers. For leaving their brothers like broken...

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EVIL MEN (for APO SIX) by Nnamdi Amasiatu

Sometime, someday, a decade ago The seat of my fatherland turned crimson A voluntary graveyard set up with hate and spite By some presumed men of valor …so said some sane men So as to free some evil men Compelling and vomiting wickedness They instilled sadness into our nation and...

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